A 57-year-old climber was hurt after falling around 10 metres near Austwick.

The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation and Yorkshire Ambulance Service worked together to rescue the injured man.

The incident happened while he was climbing Robin Proctor's Scar yesterday. The CRO were called out at 15.36.

Team members helpe an ambulance service paramedic to get to the man.

They then got him into a stretcher and lowered it down the scree slope below the climb to a waiting CRO vehicle.

He was then driven to Town Head, Austwick, for for transfer to the road ambulance and transport to hospital.

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